Things to Know about How Your Brain Learns
Date posted: April 15, 2015
Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.
- We take in information better when it’s visual.
- We remember the big picture better than the details.
- Sleep largely affects learning and memory.
- Sleep deprivation significantly reduces your ability to learn new information.
- We learn best by teaching others.
- We learn new information better when it’s interleaved.
To read more about the research behind these and what that might mean for learning, read 6 important things you should know about how your brain learns.
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